Having a child with arthritis

According to Arthritis Care, around 12,000 children in the UK under the age of 16 have some form of arthritis. Being diagnosed with arthritis during childhood can be particularly difficult to deal with, as arthritis tends to be viewed as something that older people have. Children and young people …

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Making an accessible site

Use SEO tags: HTML tags that are commonly used for search engine optimization also benefits accessibility. Providing concise and complete title, meta descriptions, header, and Schema.org tags, as outlined earlier, help search engine bots as well as readers and other assistive technologies.

Use a website sitemap: Be sure to …

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Selecting a Green Mobile Phone

Our green credentials are always in the spotlight. Whether its reducing our airmiles by cutting out our UK vacation or eating less meat - there are always options to improve our green-ness. One of these is the choice of mobile phone that we own.

Retaining the smartphone you already own is …

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Self Publishing: Is it worth it?

Authors now have a choice in how they publish and get their books into the hands of readers. Traditional publishing refers to the established system of getting a book deal, which involves submission to agents over a period of time, usually a number of rejections and then (hopefully) being accepted …

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Budgeting for a Wedding

Unless you have money at your disposal, you are going to need a wedding budget. This is possibly the worst part of wedding planning. Nobody likes to have to talk to their parents about money, but it is important to get an idea of how much money everyone is willing …

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Finding Your Perfect Niche

If you plan on starting your own online business, your first major task is to determine what subject matter you want to focus on. The segment of the market that you choose, known as your niche, will help define your brand, your messaging, the content you create, and the products …

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Every Day is a Good Training Day

I believe that every day is a good day of training. Some days, the benefits are clear: You make technical, tactical, or performance gains. But other days, you or the conditions conspire to ensure that no matter what you do, good performance just isn’t going to happen. Those days …

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How Much Body Fat Should Athletes Have?

There is no ideal level of body fat an athlete should aim for but, generally, a low body fat percentage means better sports performance. A high body fat level will reduce speed and efficiency of movement. But that's not to say that athletes should try to get as lean as …

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Starting With Why

Start with why. Begin with the end in mind. Consider where you want your life to be in three years. These common phrases all point to the same thing using different language: intention.

Most of our conversations about purpose are anchored to intention. The assumption is that if we know …

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Conversations on Boundaries

Most conversations on boundaries discuss them in the context of social boundaries. Those conversations typically focus on the importance of limiting what behavior you’ll accept from others and how you’ll respond to create space away from them and those behaviors. While that’s important, it’s a very …

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Did I Take My Medicine Today?

“DID I TAKE my medicine today? I think so . . . but maybe that was yesterday.” Remembering the mundane is difficult because it happens repeatedly and is so automatic. But forgetting to take important medicine or accidentally taking it twice can have a huge impact. Using this easy method will ease your …

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What is the Rhythmn of Life?

When we're fully alive, intensely excited about the task at hand, we feel the exhilaration of our vitality. We're focused, as if swimming with the tide. The wind is at our back and we feel as though we ’re being pushed by some invisible force. We move forward as if …

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Understand Yourself Through Self Reflection

Through self-reflection, you can understand yourself from the outside. This is why it is called self-reflection. Looking inward is like looking at yourself, your mind, and your intention in a mirror. This kind of reflection can help you understand yourself more deeply.

Awakening to fresh understandings of yourself is the …

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Importance of Discipline

That a disciplined person with much less talent and experience can brute-force their way into success inspires no end of frustration for us creatives. While we’re quarter-working on the ideas and interests that we absolutely can’t let go of, they have advanced their “too narrow,” “too specific,” “too …

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